The Spanish government takes the decision to open a permanent representation in Armenia
12:28, September 23, 2022
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 23, ARMENPRESS. On September 23, Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Alen Simonyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to the Republic of Armenia Marcos Gómez Martíne, the parliament’s press service reported.
The President congratulated Martínez on his appointment as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to the Republic of Armenia, wishing him further success. Congratulating the Ambassador on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Spain, Alen Simonyan noted that Armenian-Spanish cooperation is based not only on the centuries-old ties of the two peoples, but also on the fundamental values of democracy, protection human rights and the rule of law.
During the meeting, the interlocutors affirmed the importance of defining the activation of bilateral interaction and new prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation.
President Simonyan expressed satisfaction with the decision of the Spanish government to open a permanent representation in Armenia.
The parties discussed the military aggression carried out by Azerbaijan on September 13 and the fragile ceasefire. The President called on all international colleagues, including Spain, to strictly and directly condemn Azerbaijani military aggression, flagrant violations of the principle of prohibition of the threat and use of force against territorial integrity enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.
Thanking the Speaker of the Parliament of Armenia for the welcome, the Ambassador of Spain underlined that Armenia’s vibrant and dynamic democracy is a good example, which will be at the heart of future projects.